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The Top CBS News Employees

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List of notable or famous CBS News employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best CBS News employees, showcasing only the most prominent CBS News employees of all time. This list features past and present top CBS News managers, including both current and retired CBS News executives and alumni. Well-known CBS News staff along with current and former CBS News employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women CBS News would never be what it is today.

This list includes Barbara Walters, Walter Cronkite and more.

This renowned CBS News employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at CBS News?" and "Who are the most famous CBS News employees?"
  • Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Walters has hosted a variety of television programs, including Today, The View, 20/20, and the ABC Evening News. Since retirement as a full-time host and contributor, she continued to occasionally report for ABC News through 2015.Walters first became known as a television personality in the early 1960s, when she was a writer and segment producer of "women's interest stories" on the NBC News morning program The Today Show, where she began work with host Hugh Downs. As a result of her outstanding interviewing ability and her popularity with viewers, she received more airtime...  more
    • Age: 92
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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    Betty Nguyen (pronounced Winn) is a Vietnamese-American news anchor, who is currently at WPIX in New York City. Nguyen has previously worked for NBC News, MSNBC, CBS News, and CNN....  more
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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    Bruce Alexander Morton (October 28, 1930 – September 5, 2014) was a television news correspondent for both CBS News and CNN in a career which spanned over 40 years. Morton was born in Norwalk, Connecticut but grew up in Chicago. Morton graduated from Harvard University in 1952 and spent the next three years in the U.S. Army. While still at Harvard, he was a newscaster for a Boston radio station. After leaving the service, Morton went into television news, first as a behind-the-scenes assistant at New York City's WRCA-TV, then on air for a local station in Pittsburgh. He joined ABC News in 1962 as a London-based reporter. In 1964, he joined CBS News, where he would stay for the next 29...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1930-2014)
    • Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
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    Charles Henry "Chip" Reid Jr. was named CBS News National correspondent in June 2011. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief White House Correspondent for CBS News. He assumed that position on January 5, 2009. Previously, Reid was the network's congressional correspondent. Prior to his association with CBS, he was employed by NBC News, where he covered politics and Capitol Hill....  more
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America